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seafood pot au feu

Pot au Feu, where have you been all my life? Somehow in many years of visiting France (heck, even living there for a while), visiting French restaurants, and generally nosing around for all things good to eat, Pot au Feu … Continue reading

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cheesecake tart

This week’s recipe, Cheesecake Tart, is our last dessert at French Fridays with Dorie:-( My husband, our resident sweet tooth, has gone into full mourning. As I may have mentioned before, there are some general differences between American cake and … Continue reading

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sardine escabeche

Sardine what now? This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe sent me straight to google to try to get a hint as to what the heck we were supposed to be making. Somehow escabeche has never crossed my plate before … Continue reading

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pork roast with mangoes and lychees

Pork may well be my culinary nemesis. As I may or may not have complained about again, and again, and yet again, I can just never seem to hit that two-second window of cooking time between raw and bone dry. … Continue reading

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waffles and cream

I feel like my mojo is off these past two weeks. First of all, last week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe, Waffles and Cream, was a decided miss. HOW IS THAT POSSIBLE? Seriously! I love waffles. I love cream. How … Continue reading

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next-day beef salad

So, the other day I mentioned to my husband that we are in the final countdown at French Fridays with Dorie and that there are now less than 10 recipes left! He looked up with an expression genuine concern and … Continue reading

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Cote d’Azur cure-all soup

Dorie tells us that this week’s recipe is the French version of chicken noodle soup. Well, at the time that the recipe was announced in late February, I was long overdue for a cure. I had been cruising that middle … Continue reading

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